How open source software is jumpstarting innovation across industries (VB Live)

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"Open source software has become essentially a mandatory part of the infrastructure stack, and a critical part of the developer ecosystem." Read More.

Understanding open source databases

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Open source databases are attractive, but the gift of the source code can come with several catches, some explicit and some implicit. Read More.

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Open source services market on course to become $50B industry

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The open source services market is pegged as a $21.7 apps Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Business & Productivity Software Open source

Google sponsors OSTIF security reviews of critical open source software

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Google is partnering with the Open Source Technology Improvement Fund to sponsor security reviews in critical open source software. Read More.

Understanding Open Source Business Models for the C-Suite

Choosing software to bake into your architecture is a long-term decision and it is important to understand all the implications of your choice. Learn three key areas that should be considered when evaluating a particular open source project.

Facebook open-sources robotics development platform Droidlet

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Facebook today open-sourced Droidlet, a platform for building robots that leverage natural language processing and computer vision. AI VB Home Page category-/Science/Computer Science category-/Science/Engineering & Technology/Robotics Droidlet Facebook Open source robotics

What is open source?

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It's difficult to overstate the role of open source in today's world, as it intersects with just about every piece of software and hardware. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Security VB Home Page Aiven category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Facebook Open source

Sourcegraph plans to index the entire open source web

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Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics Github GitLab Open source SourcegraphSourcegraph is expanding its universal code search platform to the cloud and indexing millions of public repositories from GitHub and GitLab. Read More.

Chatwoot challenges Zendesk with open source customer engagement platform

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Chatwoot is building an open source customer engagement platform to challenge Zendesk, Salesforce's Service Cloud, Freshworks, and Intercom. Read More.

Open source can boost EU economy and digital autonomy, study finds

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A new report commissioned by the EC sheds light on the potential impact of open source software and hardware on Europe's economy. Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Open source

AI Weekly: Researchers attempt an open source alternative to GitHub’s Copilot

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A group of researchers is attempting to create an open source alternative to GitHub's Copilot service, powered by OpenAI's Codex model. Read More.

Open Source is Quickly—and Rightfully— Becoming Enterprise’s First Choice

Open source is not just a community, it’s a movement. And while its popularity has, of course, existed for decades, its accelerating growth in today’s enterprise is unmistakable. Find out why enterprises are going all-in on their open source strategy.

Open source API management platform Gravitee raises $11M

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Open source API and identity access management platform Gravitee has raised $11 million in its first round of funding. Read More.

DeepMind open-sources AlphaFold 2 for protein structure predictions

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Alphabet's DeepMind has open-sourced AlphaFold 2, an AI system that can predict the 3D structure of proteins with high accuracy. Read More.

Google extends open source vulnerabilities database to Python, Rust, Go, and DWF

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Google has extended its Open Source Vulnerabilities database to incorporate vulnerability data from Go, Rust, Python, and DWF. Read More.

DeepMind open-sources protein structure dataset generated by AlphaFold 2

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DeepMind, in partnership with the European Bioinformatics Institute, has open-sourced a massive dataset of protein structure predictions. Read More.

Elastic vs. AWS highlights open source monetization dilemma

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Read Kurt Marko take a look at how the Elastic NV v/s Amazon Web Services saga highlights how open source software vendors need to change in the era of cloud computing on Tech Target : The cloud has upended assumptions in almost every industry and profession, and the commercial open source market is no exception.The […].

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Facebook open-sources Winterfell, a computational integrity library

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Facebook has open-sourced a new library, Winterfell, that aims to bring computational integrity techniques to a wider audience. Big Data Cloud Enterprise Security VB Home Page category-/Arts & Entertainment/TV & Video/TV Shows & Programs cryptography Open source

GitLab spins out open source data integration platform Meltano

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GitLab today announced that it's spinning out open source ELT (extract, load, transform) platform Meltano as a standalone business. Read More.

Microsoft joins OpenInfra Foundation to support open source infrastructure

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Microsoft has joined the OpenInfra Foundation as a platinum member, to support "building the next decade of open infrastructure technology." Read More.

Checkmarx’s Dustico acquisition bolsters the open source software supply chain

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Application security testing company Checkmarx has acquired Dustico, a company specializing in securing the open source software supply chain. Cloud Security Software VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Checkmarx Dustico Open source

Ultimate Guide to the Cloud Data Lake Engine

This guide describes how to evaluate cloud data lake engine offerings based on their ability to deliver on their promise of improving performance, data accessibility, and operational efficiency as compared with earlier methods of querying the data lake.

LinkedIn open-sources Greykite, a library for time series forecasting

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Greykite, a library for time series forecasting, is available on GitHub in open source courtesy of LinkedIn. Read More.

OpenSFF’s Allstar aims to fix vulnerabilities in open source projects

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Allstar, a new tool released by the Open Source Security Foundation, aims to automatically fix vulnerabilities in open source projects. Read More.

Cutting Slack: When open source and team chat tools collide

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VentureBeat looks at some open source Slack alternatives, including Mattermost, Rocket.Chat, Zulip, and Element/Matrix. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile Social VB Home Page Element Matrix Mattermost Microsoft Teams Open source Rocket.Chat Slack Zulip

Commercial and open source GraphQL company Apollo raises $130M

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Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

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Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions. The OpenGeo Suite provides a continually updated geo web services platform along with maintenance agreements that include support and training to support the growing functionality of continually enhanced open source geospatial software.

How Unleash is using open source feature management to make devs more efficient

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Unleash is an open source feature flag platform that promises greater flexibility and control over data and feature management deployment. Read More.

Red Hat: Enterprises embraced open source during the pandemic

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Enterprises continued to embrace open source software through the pandemic, according to a new Red Hat report. Read More.

Linux Foundation launches open source agriculture infrastructure project

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The Linux Foundation has launched AgStack, a new open source digital infrastructure project aimed at the agriculture industry. Read More.

Charm embraces open source to make command line interfaces ‘glamorous’

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Charm has built an open source terminal-based markdown reader that enables developers to view documentation on the command line. Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics category-/Science/Computer Science Charm funding daily Open source

Wizards of OSS: Industry perspectives on open source software

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The web's growth over the past 30 years has been fueled by open source software. But what would a world without open source look like? Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page Aiven Facebook Open source OSS Capital presto Starburst Data Trino Two Sigma Ventures

GitLab’s open source Package Hunter detects malicious code in dependencies

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GitLab's Package Hunter is an open source tool that helps developers detect malicious code in open source software components. Read More.

OSS Enterprise: A newsletter all about open source

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VentureBeat is launching the OSS Enterprise newsletter to help you navigate the complex world of open source. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Open source OSS Enterprise

Researchers open-source benchmarks measuring quality of AI-generated code

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Password breach service Have I Been Pwned goes open source

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Password breach database Have I Been Pwned is now entirely open source, making good on a promise from its creator Troy Hunt last year. Read More.

RudderStack targets developers with open source customer data platform

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RudderStack, maker of an open source customer developer platform (CDP), today announced a $21 million series A round of funding. Read More.

Open source API gateway KrakenD lands at the Linux Foundation

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The Linux Foundation has added open source API gateway KrakenD to its arsenal of projects, where it will now be known as the Lura Project. Read More.

Digital Twin Consortium pursues open source collaboration

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The Digital Twin Consortium facilitates an open standard for digital twins across multiple vendors, open source projects, and collateral. AR/VR Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/News digital twins open-source standards

Trend Micro brings open source vulnerability data to security teams

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Trend Micro and Snyk announced a new product designed to offer "continuous insights" into open source vulnerabilities for security teams. Read More.

Cube Dev raises $15.5M to commercialize Cube.js open source data API platform

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Cube Dev, the core developer behind the open source "analytical API platform" Cube.js, has raised $15.5 Open sourcemillion. Read More.

Yugabyte raises $48M for open source SQL database alternative

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Yugabyte raises $48 million to advance adoption of its open source SQL database based on an extensible document archiecture. Read More.